Titolo: The Journey to the East
Casa editrice: Mit Pr
Condizione libro: Very Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
0262120917 009807 - hardcover - - - Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret); Zaknic (ed/trans). JOURNEY TO THE EAST MA: MIT Press (1987). 1st Thus. xiv 270 p. Hardbound with DJ. Minor edgewear to the DJ with short micor tears at the head of the spine. Cloth boards are bright and the interior is clean. Near Fine/VG. - 9780262120913. Codice inventario libreria Z0262120917Z2
Riassunto: This is the legendary travel diary that the 24-year-old Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) kept during his first journey through central and eastern Europe. In a flood of highly personal impressions and visual notations, it records his first contact with the vernacular architecture that would preoccupy him for the rest of his life and with the monuments he most admired, the mosque complexes, the Acropolis, and the Parthenon. "'Very often, I left the Acropolis burdened by a heavy premonition, not daring to imagine that one day I would have to create.' Such words, are moving from any aspiring architect; from Le Corbusier they are an inspiration."-- "Progessive Architecture An this centenary year  of his birth, many books are being published about Le Corbusier but none offers more insight into his character than this book from his own hand ... Every designer speculates at one time or another just what attributes other than talent are needed for success. In the case of the young Le Corbusier this travel journal reveals... extraordinary ego, energy, curiosity, and passion."-- "Interior Design Ivan Zaknic, the editor and translator, is Associate Professor of Architecture at Lehigh University.
L'autore: Ivan Zaknic, editor and translator, is Professor of Architecture at Lehigh University and Visiting Fellow at Princeton University.
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